Training, Mentoring, & Evaluation

Training, Mentoring, & Evaluation

CENTRA has deep expertise in the tradecraft of intelligence analysis and often is called upon to help train and mentor the next generation of intelligence analysts. We teach basic research skills and essential writing techniques and help new analysts to traverse the challenges of coordination and publication. Our analysts have played an integral role in helping the IC set standards for rigorous, tailored analytic tradecraft training, mentoring, and evaluation. We provide those quality control services to several clients.

In addition, CENTRA has designed and taught courses in analysis, analytic tools, and analytic management. We deliver tailored training using a wide range of methodologies, including:

  • Traditional, in-class training, both domestically and internationally
  • Individual and group mentoring
  • Conference lectures
  • Online distance-learning modules
  • Webinars
  • Web-based virtual classrooms
  • Immersive training simulations

CENTRA supports federal, state, local, tribal and private sector clients with tailored courses in:

  • Intelligence Analysis, Analytical Thinking, and Advanced Analytical Tools
  • Writing and Skills
  • Briefing Skills
  • Open Source Research and Analysis
  • Security Risk Management
  • Mentoring